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David Sigmund and Jay Greaves Married at General Synod 

-JW^f- Members of the Southeast Conference 
delegation were proud witnesses this 
past weekend to the ways that God is 
still speaking in love! On Sunday, June 
30, David Sigmund and Jay Greaves 
were married during General Synod 

y fl - ^- ^ 2013 in Long Beach, Calif. Rev. David 
* '^Mtfl JB \WRk Sigmund, who was a Member of 
^y^^^^^j Discernment at Kirkwood UCC in 
9^ Atlanta and is now the pastor of pastor 

Hi of Seaside Community UCC in Long 
Beach, said, "We didn't want to wait. 
We want to live into this reality that our Stillspeaking God is creating in our midst." 





Rev. Susannah Davis, pastor of SEC congregation Kirkwood UCC, co-officiated the service with 
minister and LGBT activist Rev. Mel White of Long Beach. Full of both warmth and prophetic 
voice, the wedding was conducted via a flash-mob style ceremony on the second level of the 
Long Beach Conference Center and was witnessed by members of the news media as well as a 
throng of General Synod participants cheering and singing from the floor below. The service took 
place just days after the United States Supreme Court returned Proposition 8 to the state of 
California and the 9th District U.S. Court of Appeals lifted the hold on same-sex weddings. 



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David Sigmund and Jay Greaves Married at General Syno. 



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David and Jay have been together 10 years. While they had already embraced the stance of their 
UCC faith community, which affirmed marriage equality in 2005, "The validation and legal 
recognition of our relationship is incredible," said David. 

You can see more pictures from the wedding on the Kirkwood UCC website by clicking here. 

If you'd like to send well wishes to the couple please write them a message in the comments 
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